Fireworks & Food: Bonfire Night in Yorkshire!

Fireworks & Food: Bonfire Night in Yorkshire!

Get your sparklers ready and wrap up warm, its almost bonfire night! Kick off the autumn/winter season at one of these amazing bonfire and firework displays in Yorkshire! And if you’re in need of more food and drink, visit one of the nearby pubs and restaurants.

Roundhay Park, Leeds

Head down to Leeds’ biggest bonfire night at Roundhay Park and keep warm by the huge bonfire while you watch the spectacular firework display!

Nearby: The Roundhay Fox, White House, Napa Bar, Preston and Rico’s.

Soldier’s Field, November 4, gates open 7pm,  free entry.

Cathedral House, Huddersfield

A fun-filled night for all with fireworks, funfair and food stalls, as well as great live music and a gift shop.

Nearby: The Bridge, The Grove, The Star Inn.

November 4, gates open 5pm, advanced tickets £2.50.

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West Yorkshire Fireworks Extravaganza

Not only will you get a brilliant bonfire and a firework extravaganza, you’ll be treated to rides, live music, food and drink at the West Yorkshire Fire Service bonfire night!

Nearby: The Golden Fleece, Heathfield Farm, Mild Seven.

Oakroyd Hall (Birkenshaw), November 4, gates open 6pm, adults £6, children £4, under 5s free.

Bolton Abbey 

Have a magical bonfire night at Bolton Abbey, with a beautiful firework display set against the illuminated priory ruins. Enjoy warm food and sweet treats whilst you watch the street performers and fire eaters!

Nearby: Burlington, The Devonshire Arms, Cavendish Pavillion Cafe, The Tea Cottage.

November 4, gates open 5pm, advanced tickets: adults £10, under 14s £7, under 3s free.

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The Mustard Pot, Chapel Allerton

Enjoy a traditional Yorkshire bonfire night down at The Mustard Pot! Warm yourself up whilst watching the fireworks with homemade chilli, pie & peas, Yorkshire parkin and winter drink!

Nearby: Kith & Kin, The Pit, The Woods, Casa Mia.

November 5, starts 4pm, free entry.

The Poppleton Centre

Tuck into a delicious hog roast at this bonfire and firework spectacular! There’s also burgers, hot dogs and a full bar, as well as live music ’til 9pm.

Nearby: The White Horse Inn, The Lord Collingwood, The Lord Nelson Inn.

November 5, gates open 5pm, advanced tickets only: adults £7, children 5-16 £3, under 5s free.

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Elland Charity Bonfire & Firework Display

Have a wonderful bonfire night whilst also raising money for charity! There will be plenty to see and do, with a huge bonfire, two firework displays, a fire dance display team, game stalls and fairground rides, as well as cakes and sweets, delicious food and hot drinks.

Nearby: The Fleece Inn, The Bridge, The Malt Shovel Inn, The Savile Arms, The Caddy Shack.

Hullenedge Park, November 5, gates open 5:30pm, adults £5, under 12s £2.50.

After Dark Fireworks Spectacular

Head down to Sheffield’s biggest bonfire night, with an incredible firework display, huge bonfire, giant funfair, food stalls and music from Hallam FM!

Nearby: Valley Centertainment – Prezzo, Handmade Burger Co., Bella Italia, Five Guys, Chiquito, Coast To Coast.

Don Valley Grass Bowl, Novemer 5, gates open 5:30pm, adults £10, children £5, under 3s free.

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Suburban Living in Pudsey, Leeds

Suburban Living in Pudsey, Leeds

Do you want access to Yorkshire’s best cities whilst living in a peaceful suburban area with local amenities and a friendly community feel? Then this two bedroom apartment in the suburb of Pudsey is ideal for you!

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This lovely upper floor, two bedroom apartment in a self-contained flat boasts a fabulous open-plan layout, creating a spacious place to both eat and relax. The space is fitted with stunning, wood-effect laminate flooring, which offers both a cosy and stylish element to the room. The contemporary kitchen is fitted with oven/hob, fridge/freezer and washer/dryer, and an extended worktop which could double up as a breakfast bar.

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The two spacious bedrooms are fully carpeted and offer plenty of storage space, with the master bedroom benefitting from a fitted double wardrobe. The beautifully finished, part-tiled bathroom has a white three-piece suite including shower over bath, as well as a mirror, heated towel rail and shaver plug. The apartment also benefits from blinds throughout, a secure door entry system, and allocated parking within well-maintained grounds.lounge1

Location

The apartment is situated within the modern Sommerville Mews development in the peaceful suburb of Pudsey, conveniently located between Leeds and Bradford which are easily accessible by car (in just 15 minutes), bus or the nearby train station just a few minutes walk away. Pudsey is also close to other great suburbs including Bramley, Woodhall Hills and Horsforth. The apartment is located just a few minutes walk from the main shopping area with supermarkets, shops and eateries, and has plenty of green spaces to relax in such as Westroyd Park.

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Local Amenities

  • New Pudsey Train Station
  • Owlcotes centre – Barclays Bank, Asda Supercentre and M&S
  • Pudsey Leisure Centre
  • Westroyd Park, Queen’s Park and Pudsey Park
  • Odeon Cinema Leeds-Bradford
  • Woodhall Hills Golf Club
  • GO Outdoors Pudsey
  • Pudsey Civic Hall
  • Food & drink: Gigi’s Italian, 7 Steps, Deeva, Tino’s Italian, Piccolo’s Pizza, Golden Lion, 147 Sports Bar, East Restaurant, Viet Thai

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Living in Halifax, West Yorkshire

Living in Halifax, West Yorkshire

Afully FURNISHED second floor, ONE bedroom apartment set in a picturesque location in HALIFAX, just minutes from essential local amenities and TRANSPORT links.

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This fully furnished apartment features a spacious, open-plan living area, fitted with laminate flooring and a beautifully finished, modern kitchen with wooden units and cream tiling. The kitchen comes complete with integrated oven/hob, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher and stylish breakfast bar. This space is complete with two brown leather sofas, dining table and four chairs, coffee table and two breakfast bar stools. Kitchen2 edit

The lovely double bedroom is fully carpeted and complete with a comfy double bed, double wardrobe and bedside table, and large window looks out onto well-maintained gardens. The modern bathroom is complete with a white three-piece suite including shower over bath, as well as a mirror over the sink and electric shaver plug. The apartment also benefits from one parking space, alarm and secure door entry system.

Location

This apartment is situated on the stunning Opus Point development, close to many great local shops, bars and eateries, and is located just 1 mile south of Halifax centre. This apartment has convenient access to the M62 motorway, great bus links and is close to Halifax railway station making it ideal for commuters. The development is close to many green spaces, including Savile Park and Manor Heath Park, and offers great long distance countryside views, with the River Calder running close by.

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As well as being neighboured by Brighouse, Elland and Sowerby Bridge, Halifax is within easy reach of nearby Yorkshire cities including Huddersfield, Leeds, Bradford and Wakefield. Being just a mile from Halifax’s centre means you’ll have access to many great shops, restaurants, bars and entertainment venues, with the town also being home to Eureka Museum, Halifax Borough Market, Victoria Theatre, Woolshops Shopping Centre, The Piece Hall and Dean Clough converted mills.

Where to eat & drink

  • Ricci’s Place – delicious Mediterranean cuisine served in a relaxed, inviting atmosphere
  • Deli on the Bridge – a modern, chic deli with a great selection of home-cooked dishes
  • Inn Cognito – a varied menu cooked to perfection by expert chefs, with a quirky setting
  • Brasserie at the Bull – a luxurious restaurant offering modern-British dining and a friendly atmosphere
  • Ricci’s Tapas and Cicchetti – the best tapas in Halifax in a stylish restaurant with excellent staff
  • The Murgatroyd Arms – a traditional pub with a friendly atmosphere, real ales and quality food
  • Shears Inn – a quintessentially ‘Olde Worlde’ English pub offering great value for money
  • Julio’s – traditional home-cooked Italian food served by excellent staff in a relaxed atmosphere
  • Ziggy’s Spice House – one of the longest established and best loved Indian restaurants in Halifax
  • Towngate Brasserie – an excellent restaurant that you won’t be able to visit just once

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Where to Eat, Drink & Go in Sheffield

Where to Eat, Drink & Go in Sheffield

We have a number of modern apartments in a stylish city centre development in Sheffield to suit every lifestyle. You’ll be located near the centre of the famous Steel City, which offers traditional pubs, swanky bars, an eclectic array of eateries and a varied events scene.

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Situated in a modern, gated development, the Foster apartments are ideally located for those who love city living, being just on the edge of Sheffield city centre. The apartment overlooks the River Don, with local convenience stores, bars and eateries nearby including Craft & Dough, The Fat Cat and The Riverside pub. You’ll also be a short walk from the train station and the vibrant city centre, with an array of great shops, bars and music venues to offer. Sheffield is also home to Centertainment, Meadowhall, Motorpoint Arena, Botanical Gardens, Peace Gardens and the incredible Peak District.

Where to DRINK

Revolucion de Cuba – lively Cuban vibe, expert cocktail makers, globally-sourced rums, ever-expanding drinks menu.wick

The Wick at Both Ends – cosy night out, intimate setting, friendly atmosphere, range of beers, wines and cocktails.

The Old House – Gin Thursdays, 69 delicious gins, cask ales and cocktails too, friendly bar, quirky art work adorns the walls.

The Great Gatsby – classy bar, amazing cocktails, craft beers and wines, lively yet elegant atmosphere, candle-lit tables, music venue upstairs.resize

Daisy’s – The Great Gatsby’s sister bar on the top floor, exclusive venue, only open Friday and Saturday nights, impressive cocktail list.

The Riverside – nestled on the banks of the River Don, perfect beer garden for a summers day, great craft beers and cocktails.

Cubana – Latino heaven, exotic vibes, Spanish wines, Cuban cocktails, amazing salsa nights, authentic tapas dishes.

The Forum – great beer garden, original and quirky interior, local artworks, DJ at night, monthly cocktail making sessions.

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Craft & Dough –mouth-watering pizzas, adventurous and unusual toppings, all pizzas under £10.

Nourish – collaboration between a chef and nutritionist, fresh, imaginative and healthy food, particularly great breakfasts.

Anchorage Bar – American East Coast-style cuisine, comforting surroundings, excellent service, American beverages.

The Street Food Chef – Mexican food, takeaway or sit down lunch, fresh vegetables, tangy salsas, delicious pulled pork.timthumb

Couch – eclectic menu from tasty tapas to hearty pies, comfort is key, cosy armchairs, relaxing coffee and cakes, quirky and colourful décor.

Lokanta – delicious and authentic Turkish food, freshly prepared, exclusively Turkish wine list, perfect spiced lamb meatballs.twisted-burger-company

Marco at Milano’s –perfect combination of contemporary and old-fashioned, elegant décor, classic Italian cuisine with a contemporary twist, al fresco dining.

Twisted Burger Company – located in the Harley pub, melt-in-your-mouth incredible burgers, extravagant toppings and sides, amazing house BBQ sauce.

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These stylish one and two bedroom apartments all boast a spacious, open-plan living area Flat 5 Foster (1)with large windows creating a bright space perfect to relax in, and are complete with laminate flooring for easy cleaning. The modern kitchens feature high gloss units and are complete with a stainless steel oven/hob, washer/dryer and fridge/freezer. All the apartments benefit from double bedrooms boasting a fitted double wardrobe, and the part-tiled bathrooms include a white three-piece suite with shower over bath, as well as bathroom cabinet with mirror and a small light above. One of the two bedroom apartments additionally benefits from being complete with furniture, as well as an ensuite in the master bedroom.Flat 5 Foster (4)

The apartments are within a gated development with intercom access, have parking spaces available for just £45pcm, and you will also get your water included for only £26 a month. The one bedroom apartments are both just £520pcm, the two bedroom apartment is £544pcm, and the furnished two bedroom property is £610pcm.sam_0713

 

 

 

 

 

 

Living in Headingley

Living in Headingley

HEADINGLEY is one of the most sought after suburbs in Leeds, and this modern two bedroom apartment puts you right in the centre of this vibrant community. Find out what makes Headingley such an amazing place to live.

Location

The Leeds suburb of Headingley is an ideal place to live for youngHeadingley2 professionals, with shops, eateries and bars within walking distance, and great transport links meaning Leeds city centre is easily reached by bus and train. Headingley is also home to Carnegie Stadium, Leeds Beckett University Campus and many green spaces including Beckett Park and Beckside Gardens. Headingley is also neighboured by other great suburbs including Weetwood, Kirkstall, Bramley and Chapel Allerton. Headingley has a great community spirit, and provides the perfect mix of suburban and city living.

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The spacious lounge area of this apartment provides a bright and open space to both eat and relax, with fitted carJefferson Housepets and a Juliet balcony, that lets in plenty of fresh air. The fully equipped modern kitchen is separated from the lounge area with vinyl flooring, and features an integrated oven/hob, fridge/freezer and washer/dryer, providing everything you need in one convenient place.

This apartment has two double bedrooms, both with fitted carpet, with the master bedroom featuring fitted wardrobes and an ensuite bathroom. The main bathroom is clean-finished and includes a white three-piece suite and shower over bath.

Where to eat & drink

  • Jino’s – nowhere does Thai food as well as Leeds, and this little cafe on Otley Road produces some of the best in the city, from classic Pad Thai to Thai curries at great prices, and you can even bring your Headingley3own drinks!
  • The Original Oak – a classic pub with a great atmosphere, and an extremely impressive beer garden which is more like a park, this place is packed on a warm summers day
  • Art & … The Secret Cafe – true to its name, this unique cafe is a hidden gem of the suburb, with eye-catching art work hanging on the walls, where you can grab a quick coffee or lose yourself for an afternoon in the back garden
  • Sebby’s Deli – whether you want breakfast, lunch or supper, Sebby’s will sort you out with their delicious range of food. Make sure you try their award-winning coffee and Italian flatbreads with a multitude of mouth-watering fillings
  • Beer Ritz – pop into this shop to pick up some of the best craft beer in the whole country! Beer Ritz is a specialist beer shop so you can count on them for top quality
  • The Agora – Headingley offers a vast range of cuisines, with The Agora serving amazing authentic Greek and Turkish food with an atmosphere to match
  • The Fisherman’s Wife – Headingley is famed for its fish & chips, wHeadingley4ith The Fisherman’s Wife on Weetwood Lane serving fish battered to perfection for the past 50 years
  • Salvo’s – with both local and national acclaim, Salvo’s is not one to miss! Cooking up exquisite Italian dishes in their homely Salumeria cafe, it’s not hard to see why everybody raves about this restaurant!
  • Arcadia – this pub stands out from the rest as one of the few that doesn’t partake in the famous Otley Run, with craft beers and real ales sourced locally and globally, and staff who really know their stuff
  • Shake It – a hugely popular 50s throwback cafe serving the most amazing milkshakes in every flavour possible, along with other American sweet treats
  • Artisian Bakery – brining back proper independent bakeries that will lure you in with the smell of freshly baked bread, as well as cakes, pies and much moreHeadingley5
  • Love Rouge Bakery – a vintage haven serving adorable cakes and a range of delightful teas, as well as the perfect full afternoon tea experience
  • Sukothai – one of the finest offerings of Thai food for miles, you must visit Sukothai for amazing authentic dishes full of flavour and zest!

Other best bits

  • Centre of sports – Headingley is at the heart of sport in Leeds, with Headingley Stadium and Cricket Ground backing onto one another and are home to two of the region’s most loved sporting sides – Leeds Rhinos and Yorkshire County Cricket
  • Beckett Park – an impressive area of lush greenery, perfect for an afternoon stroll, a peaceful lie down in the sun or even a place for a jogHeadingley6
  • Cottage Road Cinema – the oldest independent cinema in Leeds showing motion picture since 1912, and showing no signs of slowing down, with a small but carefully curated programme of films
  • Otley Run – probably one of the most famous bar crawls in the country, starting from Woodie’s Ale House, going through The Skyrack, Headingley Taps, The Original Oak and The Three Horseshoes and ending in town
  • Charity shops – Headingley has an abundance of charity shops that are anything but boring, where you can find books, music and fashion for an absolute steal
  • J R R Tolkein’s old residence – It’s a well known fact that JRR Tolkein once lived in Leeds, and it is here at 2 Darnley Road where the inspirations for his world of Middle-Earth began to take shapeHeadingley7
  • Headingley Castle – bet you didn’t know Headingley had a castle! Named The Elms since the 19th century, the castle is set within impressive grounds just behind The Original Oak
  • The Bear Pit – Headingley once has a Zoological and Botanical Gardens back in 1840, with the brown bear’s home still being visible today on Cardigan Road
  • HEART centre– Headingley Enterprise and Arts Centre is a place for local business and creatives to make their next steps, run by local residents with a lovely cafe and a host of regular events

 

 

Town centre living in Huddersfield

Town centre living in Huddersfield

Located on the ground floor of a beautifully converted building, this one bedroom property to rent is situated just minutes from Huddersfield town centre, and boasts unique character features including original windows and high ceilings, giving a sophisticated and spacious feel.

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The open-plan living area offers great versatility so you can design your space however is best for you. The lounge area is connected to the hallway, and its fully fitted carpet creates distinct spaces. The adjoining modern kitchen, separated by a wall partition, comes fully equipped with integrated appliances including oven/hob, fridge/freezer and washing machine.

The bedroom is generously sized, and makes this apartment best for young couples who may be first time renters. Extra storage space comes in the form of a utility room opposite the bedroom. The fresh, modern bathroom includes a white three-piece suite with over-the-bath shower.

Location

Off-road parking is available with this apartment, but the convenient location of the Gledholt Park apartments on Edgerton Grove Road, means everything you need is within walking distance. This property is just minutes from the centre of Huddersfield and all the amenities it has to offer, and is ideal for professionals working in Huddersfield or commutiGreenhead-Park-1_1ng to either Leeds or Bradford, with the train station a five minute drive or 20 minute walk if you want to get some exercise and fresh air!

The stunning Greenhead Park is just across the road and is perfect for a scenic stroll, and a great place to relax in the summer months. Local pub The Junction is a one minute walk up the road and offers a friendly, relaxed atmosphere.

Places to eat & drink

If you are a lover of curries, then head to Westgate, Market Street or New Street for the best selection of curry restaurants in Yorkshire. Huddersfield has a wide range if cuisines to offer- Try Thai Sakon for tasty Thai food and value for money, Apandana for Persian food served by lovely staff, or Med One’s well-priced, authentic Lebanese cuisine. Parky’s Bistro serves fresh, great quality dishes in a relaxing atmosphere, and try Eric’s for a special occasion or delicious afternoon tea.

For drinks, Magic Rock Tap is hailed as the best bar in Huddersfield- its tucked away location near the train station, great selection of beers and upbeat atmosphere make it a favourite with the locals, and they even offer tours. Discovery Lounge is a cocktail bar adjacent to the Discovery Bay restaurant, and is perfect for a relaxing drink with friends, and serves its own Caribbean-themed creations. If you’re looking for something a bit different, Bar Maroc is a must try, famed for its unique, quirky vibe and welcoming, relaxed atmosphere.

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Huddersfield offers all your favourite high street stores, conveniently located in the Kingsgate shopping centre, with retailers such as River Island, H&M, TK Maxx and House of Fraser. If independent shops are more your thing, you’ll love the Byram Arcade; a Victorian arcade with great architecture in the heart of the town centre, with stores selling homewares, fashion, arts & crafts and vintage pieces. Make an afternoon of it by visiting one of its cafes too. If all this isn’t enough for you, just hop on a train for a short journey to Leeds, which offers a wealth of different stores, and is home to the new Trinity Centre.